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-====== 1954/1955 ======+====== 1954-55 ======
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 Record: 24-3\\ Record: 24-3\\
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 Winning the acclaim of sportswriters all over the country, the Warriors were voted the eighth-best team in the nation in the final Associated Press poll and ninth in the final UPI poll of the season. This accomplishment marked the first time that any Marquette team had ever reached the "top ten". Winning the acclaim of sportswriters all over the country, the Warriors were voted the eighth-best team in the nation in the final Associated Press poll and ninth in the final UPI poll of the season. This accomplishment marked the first time that any Marquette team had ever reached the "top ten".
  
-The starting five of Marquette'​s history-making team consisted of center [[Terry Rand]], forwards [[Rube Schulz]] and [[Gerry Hopfensperger]],​ and guards [[Don Bugalski]] and [[Bob Walczak]]. ​ [[Russ Wittberger]],​ [[Bob VanVooren]] and [[Pat O'​Keefe]] completed the Warriors'​ "Big Eight"​.+The starting five of Marquette'​s history-making team consisted of center [[Terry Rand]], forwards [[Rube Schulz]] and [[Jerry Hopfensperger]],​ and guards [[Don Bugalski]] and [[Bob Walczak]]. ​ [[Russ Wittberger]],​ [[Robert Van Vooren]] and [[Pat O'​Keefe]] completed the Warriors'​ "Big Eight"​.
  
 A special tribute was also paid to Coach [[Jack Nagle]] when at season'​s end, he was chosen as the Jesuit College Coach of the Year in a special Associated Press poll.  A special tribute was also paid to Coach [[Jack Nagle]] when at season'​s end, he was chosen as the Jesuit College Coach of the Year in a special Associated Press poll. 
  
-Although criticized by rival coaches and sportswriters,​ Coach Nagle and Assistant Coach Bill Knapton defied tradition and devised an unorthodox 1-3-1 offense for the Warriors. ​ This offensive pattern stationed the Warriors'​ biggest man, six-foot, eight-inch [[Terry Rand]], in the high post position while Schulz roamed under the basket. ​ It resulted in a new all-time scoring record of 2,273 points, topping the old mark of 1,965 points.+Although criticized by rival coaches and sportswriters,​ Coach Nagle and Assistant Coach Bill Knapton defied tradition and devised an unorthodox 1-3-1 offense for the Warriors. ​ This offensive pattern stationed the Warriors'​ biggest man, six-foot, eight-inch [[Terry Rand]], in the high post position while Schulz roamed under the basket. ​ It resulted in a new all-time scoring record of 2,273 points, topping the old mark of 1,965 points.  Marquette averaged 84.2 points per game, an average that still has not been eclipsed more than 50 years later. ​ They also made a record 983 trips to the foul line, knocking down 691 free throws, both records that stand to this day.
  
 Rand, who established an individual scoring record of thirty-seven points against Miami of Ohio, led the Warrior attack with 428 points, an average of 15.8 a game.  Schulz was second with 392 points, followed by Bugalski, 340, Wittberger, 262, Walczak, 256, Hopfensperger,​ 252, and O'​Keefe,​ 161 points. Rand, who established an individual scoring record of thirty-seven points against Miami of Ohio, led the Warrior attack with 428 points, an average of 15.8 a game.  Schulz was second with 392 points, followed by Bugalski, 340, Wittberger, 262, Walczak, 256, Hopfensperger,​ 252, and O'​Keefe,​ 161 points.
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 ===== Schedule and Results ===== ===== Schedule and Results =====
 ^Date^ Opponent^ Result^ Record^ ^Date^ Opponent^ Result^ Record^
-|12/​1/​54| ​Michigan State| L 72-91 | 0-1 | +|12/​1/​54| ​at [[Michigan State]]| L 72-91 | 0-1 | 
-|12/4/54| Ripon | W 113-56 | 1-1 | +|12/​4/​54| ​[[Ripon]] | W 113-56 | 1-1 | 
-|12/6/54| Creighton | W 96-68 | 2-1 | +|12/​6/​54| ​[[Creighton]] | W 96-68 | 2-1 | 
-|12/​8/​54| ​St Norbert | W 83-47 | 3-1 | +|12/​8/​54| ​[[Saint ​Norbert]] | W 83-47 | 3-1 | 
-|12/​15/​54| ​Michigan | W 83-78 | 4-1 | +|12/​15/​54| ​at [[Michigan]] | W 83-78 | 4-1 | 
-|12/18/54| Valparaiso | W 78-67 | 5-1 | +|12/​18/​54| ​[[Valparaiso]] | W 78-67 | 5-1 | 
-|12/21/54| South Dakota State | W 89-67 | 6-1 |  +|12/​21/​54| ​[[South Dakota State]] | W 89-67 | 6-1 |  
-|12/28/54| San Jose St | W 80-68 | 7-1 |  +|12/​28/​54| ​[[San Jose State]] ​| W 80-68 | 7-1 |  
-|12/31/54| #13 Louisville | W 66-62 | 8-1 | +|12/31/54| #13 [[Louisville]] | W 66-62 | 8-1 | 
-|1/3/55| Drake | W 74-71 | 9-1 | +|1/​3/​55| ​[[Drake]]| W 74-71 | 9-1 | 
-|1/8/55| Bradley | W 97-73 | 10-1 | +|1/​8/​55| ​[[Bradley]] | W 97-73 | 10-1 | 
-|1/​10/​55| ​Loyola (IL) | W 92-77 | 11-1 | +|1/​10/​55| ​at [[Loyola (IL)]] | W 92-77 | 11-1 | 
-|1/​12/​55| ​#20 Louisville | W 82-48 | 12-1 | +|1/​12/​55| ​at #20 [[Louisville]] | W 82-48 | 12-1 | 
-|1/15/55| Loyola (IL) | W 80-67 | 13-1 | +|1/​15/​55| ​[[Loyola (IL)]] | W 80-67 | 13-1 | 
-|1/​27/​55| ​Loyola (LA) | W 73-60 | 14-1 | +|1/​27/​55| ​at [[Loyola (LA)]] | W 73-60 | 14-1 | 
-|1/​28/​55| ​Loyola (LA) | W 90-88 (OT)| 15-1 | +|1/​28/​55| ​at [[Loyola (LA)]] | W 90-88 (OT)| 15-1 | 
-|2/​5/​55| ​Drake | W 64-60 | 16-1 | +|2/​5/​55| ​at [[Drake]] | W 64-60 | 16-1 | 
-|2/​7/​55| ​Creighton | W 88-77 | 17-1 | +|2/​7/​55| ​at [[Creighton]] | W 88-77 | 17-1 |Marquette set a school record for free throws made (40) and [[Rube Schulz]] set an individual record for free throws made (16)
-|2/12/55| Bowling Green | W 101-56 | 18-1 | +|2/​12/​55| ​[[Bowling Green]] | W 101-56 | 18-1 | 
-|2/14/55| Detroit | W 100-81 | 19-1 | +|2/​14/​55| ​[[Detroit]] | W 100-81 | 19-1 | 
-|2/​16/​55| ​Bradley | W 93-83 | 20-1 | +|2/​16/​55| ​at [[Bradley]] | W 93-83 | 20-1 | 
-|2/​24/​55| ​Notre Dame | W 84-74 | 21-1 | +|2/​24/​55| ​at [[Notre Dame]] | W 84-74 | 21-1 | 
-|2/​26/​55| ​Valparaiso | W 81-68 | 22-1 | +|2/​26/​55| ​at [[Valparaiso]] | W 81-68 | 22-1 | 
-|3/5/55| Notre Dame | L 64-85 | 22-2 | +|3/​5/​55| ​[[Notre Dame]] | L 64-85 | 22-2 | 
-|3/9/55| vs Miami (OH) (NCAA Tournament) ​| W 90-79 | 23-2 | +|3/9/55| vs [[Miami (OH)]]| W 90-79 | 23-2 |NCAA Tournament [[Terry Rand]] set an individual record for field goals made (16)
-|3/11/55| vs #2 Kentucky ​(NCAA Tournament) ​| W 79-71 | 24-2 | +|3/11/55| vs #2 [[Kentucky]] | W 79-71 | 24-2 |NCAA Tournament
-|3/12/55| vs #5 Iowa (NCAA Tournament) ​| L 81-86| 24-3 |+|3/12/55| vs #5 [[Iowa]] | L 81-86| 24-3 |NCAA Tournament| 
  
-  *Marquette set a school record for free throws made (40) and [[Rube Schulz]] set an individual record for free throws made (16) on February 7th. 
-  *[[Terry Rand]] set an individual record for field goals made (16) on March 9th. 
  
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